YWCA of Darien/Norwalk Announces Six Local ‘Women of Distinction’ for 2019

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The YWCA Darien/Norwalk is pleased to announce the honorees for the 2019 Women of Distinction Awards.

The honorees who will be recognized at an inspiring luncheon on Thursday, May 9 at Woodway Country Club in Darien.

YWCA Women of Distinction 2019— an announcement from the YWCA Darien/Norwalk

Our inspiring nominees are: Tracy Fox, Debra Hertz, Heather Raker, Shiva Sarram and Katherine Price Snedaker, while Morgan Riley will be honored as our Young Woman of Distinction, recognizing the outstanding accomplishments of a woman under 21 years of age.

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the YWCA Darien/Norwalk Women of Distinction Awards. The award is bestowed in recognition of the outstanding achievements of a select group of women.

Local residents and business owners nominate women who live or work in Darien and Norwalk whose significant and unique contributions have made a difference in our community.

“We have remarkable women in our community doing extraordinary things on a daily basis. The Women of Distinction Awards were started by the YWCA Darien/Norwalk as a way for women to support women,” said Aidan R. Welsh, President of the YWCA Board of Directors,.

“By women supporting and highlighting other women we build a powerful, collective force that positively impacts our community as a whole.”

The luncheon is open to the community and tickets are on sale starting March 25. They can be purchased online here at the YWCA Darien/Norwalk website. For more information about this event or to become a sponsor please contact wod@ywcadn.org.

The YWCA Darien/Norwalk is a non-profit organization dedicated to giving women the support and tools they need to transform their lives, be confident in their choices and raise healthy families.

Its national mission, eliminating racism and empowering women, translates locally into a vision to create opportunities for growth, leadership and empowerment for all women and families.

The YWCA Darien/Norwalk is located at 49 Old Kings Hwy. North in Darien. For more information, please visit the organization’s website or call 203-655-2535.

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